Kevin Durant’s newest signature sneaker with the Nike made its debut this past summer, and now the KD 11 is releasing in a ‘Black, Racer Blue & Crimson’ color scheme. Its neutral color scheme allows for hoopers the world over to wear their favorite shoes while not aligning with a particular team or franchise. This iteration of the Nike KD 11 comes in a mix of Black, Racer Blue, and Crimson detailing with Light Grey stitching on the toe area. this new pairs most special embellishment is the clean black matte heel that makes these cleaner than you’d think.
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The NBA’s global expansion has resulted in a large contingent of fans all across the globe. One of the more rabid fan bases is in China. In recent years, to honor that base and their heritage, the NBA with special edition jerseys. The celebratory uniforms have been rocked on court by the likes of the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors (both teams have large Chinese populations). Warriors star Kevin Durant and Nike are set to get in on the homage with this latest drop of Nike Zoom KD11. Paying respect to the 12-year cycle of Chinese astrology the heel of the shoe features numerous animals along with an embroidered ‘KD’ logo. The Flyknit upper for the shoe comes dressed in collegiate navy and university gold. Speckled laces and a translucent sole complete this commemorative effort. With this years ‘City Edition’ jerseys yet to be unveiled, it makes you wonder if this might be a precursor for what you can expect from the Warriors new jersey. Either way we’re sure you’ll see Durant in this colorway soon, as the reigning Finals MVP has been rocking mismatch shoes in road games this year.
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How fitting. On the day that Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors take the courts and raise their second consecutive NBA Championship Banner, Nike is releasing his signature KD11 with gold detailing. The shoe pairs a grey Flyknit upper with black overlays and a marbled outsole. Likely alluding to Durant’s multiple championships and Finals MVP’s the entirety of the upper is splattered with gold. Gold hardware on the lateral heel completes the colorway.
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Back to back NBA Championships, back to back Finals MVP, and a fat new contract with the Warriors; life is good for Kevin Durant. To cap off his legendary summer, Nike is debuting the superstars eleventh signature style, Nike KD11. Durant wanted a shoe that felt broken-in right out of the box, so head designer Leo Chang concocted a performance silhouette featuring a rubber cup sole that boasts a combination of Nike’s React and Zoom cushioning technologies, offering excellent responsiveness without sacrificing even a speck of comfort. The shoe’s Flyknit upper was constructed with a softer knit and a different collar than the two previous models, design tweaks that were inspired by last summer’s Nike Air Sock Racer-a shoe that Durant expressed his admiration for to Chang. The end result of the two’s collaborative process? A shoe that boasts the light-weight comfortable feel of a premium runner, while still offering all the rugged performance a player the caliber of the Slim Reaper needs to stay on top of his game. You could describe the KD11 as California casual. Or simply acknowledge it as the ultimate merger of laid-back chill shoe and performance basketball equipment.
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